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Andrew Bain (horn) is a proud graduate of the Elder Conservatorium of Music. Bain furthered his studies with Geoff Collinson in Sydney, Hector MacDonald in Vienna, and in 2003 completed a Graduate Diploma in Chamber Music under Will Sanders in Karlsruhe. Most recently, Bain was principal horn of the Melbourne Symphony Orchestra, and since 2003 has appeared as the principal horn of the Colorado Music Festival. He has also held the positions of associate principal horn of the Adelaide Symphony Orchestra (1997-2000) and principal horn in the Queensland Symphony Orchestra (2000-2001 and 2005-2009), the Muenchner Symphoniker (2001-2003), and the Australian Opera and Ballet Orchestra at the Sydney Opera House (2003-2005). He was also appointed to the position of principal horn of the Los Angeles Philharmonic by Gustavo Dudamel in May, 2011. He has appeared as soloist with the Queensland Symphony Orchestra, the Colorado Music Festival, and Monash University's Music in the Round. Bain has been the principal horn of the Melbourne Chamber Orchestra since 2009. From 2009-2011 he was lecturer in horn at the Australian National Academy of Music, University of Melbourne, and the Tasmanian Conservatorium of Music. Currently the horn instructor at the Colburn School Conservatory, Bain is committed to the education of young musicians and looks forward to presenting masterclasses in London and New York in 2013.

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